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Books On The Go

Apr 15, 2019

Anna and Amanda discuss upcoming book-to-screen adaptations .  Anna is shocked when Amanda reveals she has never read the Moomin stories by Tove Jansson.  

Our book of the week is How We Disappeared by Jing-Jing Lee.  It weaves together the story of Wang Di, as a widow in modern-day Singapore and her past in a...

Apr 8, 2019

Anna and Annie have book awards fatigue!  We discuss the Top Ten best-sellers, including The Rosie Result by Graeme Simsion, The Scholar by Dervla McTiernan and The Shepherd's Hut by Tim Winton with *that* new cover.

Our book of the week is Axiomatic by Maria Tumarkin, a non-fiction book about how we think about...

Apr 1, 2019

Anna and Annie catch up on book news: the Wellcome Book Prize shortlist (our pick: The Trauma Cleaner); the Stella Prize shortlist, and the Man Booker International longlist.  So many awards!

Our book of the week is Ghost Wall by Sarah Moss.  A short novel about Sylvie, living with her parents in a hut in...

Mar 24, 2019

A special episode with author Rebecca Makkai to discuss her book The Great Believers - a gorgeous, multi-award winning novel set in Chicago during the 1980s AIDS crisis and modern-day Paris.   

The Great Believers won the 2019 Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction, was named in the New York Times Best Books of 2018...

Mar 18, 2019

A special episode:  Anna and Annie chat with Jane Harper about The Lost Man, what she's working on now and the forthcoming film adaptation of The Dry starring Eric Bana.

Jane recommends Love, Simon by Becky Albertalli and the television show Undercurrent.

See also episode 33 for our discussion of The Lost Man - a book...